Persistent and Pervasive: Feminists Take on Toxics

Cleaning: A Stained Industry

Episode Summary

The cleaning products in your home are not as safe and healthy as you think — especially for domestic workers who have to use them day in and out! This is Part I of our cleaning products and domestic workers series. Our conversation explores the toxic chemicals in cleaning products, who does most of this country’s cleaning work, why that is, and how domestic work conditions – including the use of unsafe products — have come to be.